Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa is an Africa correspondent for Al Jazeera English.

She has reported on East and West Africa. She is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa and covers the Southern African region.

She was nominated Royal Television Society (RTS) Young journalist of the year 2006/2007

Africa

Zambia: Farmers encouraged to plant drought-resistant crops

The Zambian government is building more maize storage facilities and trying to encourage farmers to grow drought-resistant crops such as millet, sorghum and cassava.

Zambia: Farmers encouraged to plant drought-resistant crops

Africa

Zambia's lead mining poisoning children

Zambia's economy was built on mining. But more than a century later children are still feeling the aftereffects of years of toxins polluting the environment.

Zambia's lead mining poisoning children

Refugees

Thousands flee violence in central Africa

Clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sent a wave of refugees into neighbouring Zambia.

Thousands flee violence in central Africa

Africa

Zimbabwe rolls out biometric technology to register voters

Zimbabwe introduces biometric technology to register voters ahead of next year's presidential and parliamentary elections.

Zimbabwe rolls out biometric technology to register voters

Africa

Zimbabwe to use biometric technology in 2018 elections

Biometric technology to be used for the first time in next year's presidential and parliamentary elections.

Zimbabwe to use biometric technology in 2018 elections

Africa

Fears over Zimbabwe plan for new cyber laws

Mugabe's opponents and human rights groups fear it will be used to restrict freedom of speech.

Fears over Zimbabwe plan for new cyber laws

Africa

DRC's 'foot game' becomes professional sport

Thousands play the 'foot game' in tournaments - a combination of dancing and singing, and some of the players want to see the sport spread across Africa.

DRC's 'foot game' becomes professional sport

Africa

DRC schools hit hard as teachers strike over poor pay

The new school year has begun in the Democratic Republic of Congo - but many pupils and teachers are nowhere to be seen.

DRC schools hit hard as teachers strike over poor pay

Africa

DR Congo opposition leader returns to tensions at home

An opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has renewed a push to remove President Joseph Kabila from office.

DR Congo opposition leader returns to tensions at home

Africa

DR Congo opposition plan protests in renewed push for elections

Protests are being planned across the Democratic Republic of Congo in a renewed push to force President Joseph Kabila from office.

DR Congo opposition plan protests in renewed push for elections

Africa

Medical care unaffordable for many in South Africa

Health ministers from 47 African countries are meeting in Zimbabwe this week to address some of the biggest health challenges on the continent. In South Africa, quality medical care comes at a price that many cannot afford.

Medical care unaffordable for many in South Africa

Africa

S Africa launches probe into more than 90 'political murders'

The South African government has set up an inquiry to investigate what activists call political murders in Kwazulu Natal province. More than 90 people have been killed in and around the Glebelands Hostel since 2014, and yet no arrests have been made.

S Africa launches probe into more than 90 'political murders'